Newest Addition to the Shoppe

~A Splash of Pink~

Today I awoke to the first snow of the season. Quite a bit of it, too. 
White covered glistening trees, and powdery peaks cover all the streets, and I am afraid, the snow is here to stay. 

Today, I am sharing a few creations, inspired by all the snow and icy colors of the season, with a dash of pink thrown in, for good measure. 


I used papers from the beautiful My Mind's Eye Chalk Studio collection, along with glittery and frilly bits in my favorite shade of pink.


To create the wreath on this card, I used the MFT Spring Wreath die. I used Melissa Frances German Glass Glitter to cover the frame, and some pretty measuring washi tape that I found during our travels. Lately, I have been on a collecting spree of washi tape, and I just love how versatile it is. From cards, to gift wrapping, to home decor...It seems like it's the first thing I reach for nowadays. 
Are you as addicted to this fun item as I am? 

At the top of the card, I added a little pre-made flower that once belonged to a sweet hair clip. I often find treasures in all sorts of shoppes that I think would make adorable embellishments. You can find everything from necklace pendants and earring cabachons, to bracelet charms and hair clip flowers, in my collection of mismatched bits and bobbles.


I added a teensy little felt heart, cut out of beautiful wool felt from Crafty Wool Felt - a favorite Etsy Shoppe of mine :) 

I used Papertrey Ink stamps for the sentiment and to cut the little heart


And I couldn't resist making a little pillowbox with these pretty papers. I used the Pillow Box die from PTI, and Rosie Posie stamps and dies for the pretty leaves. 


For this next card, I wanted to do a play on words with this cute sentiment from PTI's Strawberry Patch Sentiments stamp set. Thought a patched up pumpkin would do the trick :) 


I used a Maya Road chipboard pumpkin to trace out all the shapes, and layered some felt leaves, with teensy glittered hearts at the top, 


as well as a few little hearts beside the sweet sentiment. 


I can't help but want to hang onto these glittery cards, but something tells me I should share. 
So, I am conquering my fear of letting go and adding them all to the shoppe :) 

Wishing you all a happy, snowy day, 


*Ivana*


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6 lovely comments:

  1. These are utterly pretty and cute!! :)

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  2. Absolutely beautiful creation! I love the pink touches and the wonderful glitter! And that pumpkin just melts my heart! So wonderful with that sentiment! A beautiful post my dear!

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  3. So inspiring Ivana!!
    I love this mix of neutrals here! Grays, pink & white
    and black! So so lovely.
    They should sell quickly!!~Karen

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  4. So beautiful and fresh…just sweet and inspiring!
    Melis

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  5. Your cards are absolutely gorgeous! I love your soft colour palette and the glitter touches.

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  6. I adore the soft colors and your pretty glitter. The pumpkin is just the sweetest little thing!!

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